Shadow Hitmonlee Counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

This guide displays a list of best Shadow Hitmonlee counters in Pokémon GO with their Fast Attacks, Charged Attacks, DPS (damage per second), TDO (total damage output), faints, TTW (time to win), and score. The list is sorted by the score, which is calculated based on the DPS and TDO. Each Pokemon's move type is indicated by an icon beside the move name.

Best Shadow Hitmonlee Pokémon GO counters are Mega Rayquaza, Shadow Mewtwo, Rayquaza, Mega Alakazam, Mewtwo, Mega Gardevoir, and Mega Latios. These Pokémon perform best with the moves outlined below. We suggest a minimum group size of 2 - 4 Trainers to defeat Shadow Hitmonlee in a 3-Star Raid.

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          Mega Pokemon BackgroundOfficial artwork of Mega RayquazaMega Rayquaza
          Air Slash / Dragon Ascent
          Shadow Pokemon BackgroundOfficial artwork of Shadow MewtwoShadow Mewtwo
          Psycho Cut / Psystrike
          Official artwork of RayquazaRayquaza
          Air Slash / Dragon Ascent
          Mega Pokemon BackgroundOfficial artwork of Mega AlakazamMega Alakazam
          Confusion / Psychic
          Official artwork of MewtwoMewtwo
          Psycho Cut / Psystrike
          Mega Pokemon BackgroundOfficial artwork of Mega GardevoirMega Gardevoir
          Confusion / Psychic
          Mega Pokemon BackgroundOfficial artwork of Mega LatiosMega Latios
          Zen Headbutt / Psychic
          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1.Mega Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaFlyingAir Slash FlyingDragon Ascent 43.611060.43107s83.1
          2.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow MewtwoShadow MewtwoPsychicPsycho Cut PsychicPsystrike *38.73679.45127s69.0
          3.Thumbnail image of RayquazaRayquazaFlyingAir Slash FlyingDragon Ascent 34.14648.76142s61.8
          4.Mega Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Mega AlakazamMega Pokémon iconMega AlakazamPsychicConfusion PsychicPsychic *34.46567.27145s60.6
          5.Thumbnail image of MewtwoMewtwoPsychicPsycho Cut PsychicPsystrike *31.80664.46150s58.7
          6.Mega Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Mega GardevoirMega Pokémon iconMega GardevoirPsychicConfusion PsychicPsychic 30.53761.65153s58.5
          7.Mega Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Mega LatiosMega Pokémon iconMega LatiosPsychicZen Headbutt PsychicPsychic 30.31773.65153s58.3
          8.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow MoltresShadow MoltresFlyingWing Attack FlyingSky Attack *32.11460.88160s54.9
          9.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow LatiosShadow LatiosPsychicZen Headbutt PsychicPsychic 30.18578.66161s54.8
          10.Thumbnail image of Incarnate Forme EnamorusIncarnate Forme EnamorusFairyFairy Wind FlyingFly 30.09525.87164s53.6
          11.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow HonchkrowShadow HonchkrowFlyingPeck FlyingSky Attack 34.70280.214173s52.8
          12.Thumbnail image of LunalaLunalaPsychicConfusion PsychicPsychic 24.431059.83179s52.4
          13.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow StaraptorShadow StaraptorFlyingWing Attack FlyingFly 33.24311.312172s52.1
          14.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow AlakazamShadow AlakazamPsychicConfusion PsychicPsychic *31.90364.510170s52.1
          15.Mega Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Mega LatiasMega Pokémon iconMega LatiasPsychicZen Headbutt PsychicPsychic 26.08800.34174s52.1
          16.Thumbnail image of Hoopa UnboundHoopa UnboundPsychicConfusion PsychicPsychic 30.60426.79169s52.0
          17.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow MetagrossShadow MetagrossPsychicZen Headbutt PsychicPsychic 29.79452.98170s51.6
          18.Thumbnail image of YveltalYveltalFlyingGust FlyingOblivion Wing *28.36497.98174s50.6
          19.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow LugiaShadow LugiaPsychicExtrasensory FlyingAeroblast *24.75833.14181s50.4
          20.Mega Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Mega GengarMega Pokémon iconMega GengarGhostLick *PsychicPsychic *25.55699.65180s49.9
          21.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow GardevoirShadow GardevoirPsychicConfusion PsychicPsychic 27.68504.97177s49.7
          22.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow ZapdosShadow ZapdosElectricThunder Shock *FlyingDrill Peck 28.40448.58177s49.5
          23.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow ExeggutorShadow ExeggutorPsychicConfusion PsychicPsychic 29.22394.010178s49.4
          24.Thumbnail image of Therian Forme EnamorusTherian Forme EnamorusFairyFairy Wind FlyingFly 26.60561.77179s49.2
          25.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow GalladeShadow GalladePsychicConfusion PsychicPsychic 27.98445.18179s48.9
          26.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow Ho-OhShadow Ho-OhPsychicExtrasensory FlyingBrave Bird 26.84519.67180s48.8
          27.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Apex Shadow Ho-OhApex Shadow Ho-OhPsychicExtrasensory FlyingBrave Bird 26.84519.67180s48.8
          28.Thumbnail image of Hoopa ConfinedHoopa ConfinedPsychicConfusion PsychicPsychic 24.67708.45185s48.6
          29.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow LatiasShadow LatiasPsychicZen Headbutt PsychicPsychic 25.69562.37185s47.9
          30.Thumbnail image of Galarian ArticunoGalarian ArticunoPsychicPsycho Cut FlyingBrave Bird 25.14596.76186s47.6
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          Group size

          You need at least 2 Trainers to defeat a Shadow Hitmonlee in a 3-Star Raid.

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          • Minimum group size: 2 Trainers
          • Optimal group size: 3 - 4 Trainers
          • Very easy with: 5+ Trainers
          • Probably impossible with less than 2 Trainers

          Shadow Hitmonlee CP range from Raids

          Shadow Hitmonlee can be caught with the following Combat Power after being defeated in Raids:

          • From 1342 CP to 1472 CP, with no weather boost
          • From 1677 CP to 1840 CP with Cloudy weather boost

          Shadow Hitmonlee weaknesses

          Shadow Hitmonlee type chart

          When fighting Shadow Hitmonlee, keep in mind the that Fighting-type Pokémon are weak to Fairy, Flying, and Psychic type moves. They take reduced damage from Bug, Dark, and Rock type moves.

          Takes increased damage
          Takes decreased damage

          Type chart shows the percentage (%) of damage taken from an incoming attack of a particular type.

          Best move-types and weather for Shadow Hitmonlee Raids

          Move-typeUsage (%)Weather
          • windyWindy
          • windyWindy
          • cloudyCloudy
          • windyWindy
          • fogFog
          • rainRain
          • sunnySunny
          • rainRain
          • partlyCloudyPartly Cloudy
          • sunnySunny
          • cloudyCloudy
          • snowSnow
          • sunnySunny

          About our ranking methodology

          Our guide provides detailed information on recommended Pokémon and moves that are most effective against Shadow Hitmonlee in Raid Battles. Whether you're looking for the best counters to take Shadow Hitmonlee down quickly with high DPS, or the tankiest counters that can withstand its attacks, our guide has something for every trainer.

          When calculating the best counters for any Pokémon, our simulator takes into account various factors, such as the defender's typing and average DPS against each attacker, the weather's influence, energy left over from using charge attacks, Shadow Pokémon attack and defense stat changes, and more. During the initial phase of simulations, we calculate DPS and TDO for each attacker that is currently available in the game, and then we continue to rank them.

          We use a ranking method developed by a Reddit user named /u/Elastic_Space, which is described in detail in this Reddit post. It is a fairly complicated, but very well thought-out mathematical model for predicting simulation results without actually running the simulations. It also correlates with field data almost too well not to be used. Reddit

          Our Time to Win (TTW) and Faint numbers are also estimated, and should be taken with a grain of salt. Since we do not account for factors like Friendship and Mega damage boost, they will differ from actual experience in the field.